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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 204

    A MONUMENTAL ICON OF PRINCE ALEXANDER NEVSKY

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A MONUMENTAL ICON OF PRINCE ALEXANDER NEVSKY
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The saint depicted full-length, his right hand resting on his chest, the other supporting his shield, his eyes gazing upward, wearing green armour and a red, ermine-lined cape, his features painted realistically, the background with etched tracery design, the border emulating contemporary enamelwork
    45 5/8 x 24 3/8 in. (116 x 61.9 cm)


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